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Gymnopilus aeruginosus. Gymnopilus aeruginosus, also known as the Magic Blue Gym, is a mushroom which grows in clusters on dead wood and wood chip mulch.

Gymnopilus aeruginosus

It is widely distributed and common in the Pacific Northwest. It has a rusty orange spore print and a bitter taste and contains the hallucinogen psilocybin. It was given its current name by mycologist Rolf Singer in 1951.[1] Description[edit] Cap[edit] The cap is (2) 5 – 15 cm (23) across, convex with an incurved margin and expands to broadly convex to almost plane in age. Gills[edit] Spores[edit] Spores are 6—9 µm by 3.5—4.5 µm and have no germ pore. Gymnopilus viridans. Description[edit] Habitat and formation[edit] Gymnopilus viridans is found growing cespitose on coniferous wood from June to November.

Gymnopilus viridans

Gymnopilus purpuratus. Gymnopilus purpuratus is mushroom which grows in clusters on dead wood, pig dung and wood chip mulch.

Gymnopilus purpuratus

It is widely distributed and has been recorded in Argentina, Australia, Chile, the UK and Germany. It has a rusty orange spore print and contains the hallucinogen psilocybin. A chemical analysis done by Jochen Gartz found that this species contains 0.34% psilocybin, 0.29% psilocin and 0.05% baeocystin. [1] Description[edit] The cap ranges from 1.5 to 6 cm across, is convex to obtuse, and is reddish brown with a dry scaly surface which is sometimes cracked in age.

Gymnopilus luteus. Gymnopilus luteus also called the "Yellow Gymnopilus" is a widely distributed mushroom of the Eastern United States, it contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.

Gymnopilus luteus

Often mistaken for Gymnopilus junonius. Gymnopilus luteoviridis. Gymnopilus luteoviridis is a widely distributed mushroom of the Eastern United States that contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.

Gymnopilus luteoviridis

Description[edit] Habitat and formation[edit] Gymnopilus luteoviridis is found growing gregarious to cespitose on oak stumps and hardwoods from August to November. Gymnopilus luteofolius. Gymnopilus luteofolius, also known as Yellow-Gilled Gymnopilus is a large and widely distributed mushroom which grows in dense clusters on dead hardwoods and conifers.

Gymnopilus luteofolius

It has a rusty orange spore print and a bitter taste. It contains the hallucinogen psilocybin.[1] Systematics[edit] Gymnopilus luteofolius was first described as Agaricus luteofolius by Charles Horton Peck in 1875. It was renamed Pholiota luteofolius by Pier Andrea Saccardo in 1887, and was given its current name by mycologist Rolf Singer in 1951.[2]

Gymnopilus liquiritiae. Description[edit] Cap: 2 – 8 cm in diameter; initially convex, becoming nearly plane to nearly umbonate in age, dry, smooth, rusty brown to orange color, margin even, at length striatulate (with marked by small lines, grooves or ridges), cracking slightly in age, flesh pale yellow to pale orange.Gills: Close to crowded; broad, edges fimbriate, yellowish or pale orange, eventually orange; sometimes with reddish brown spots.Spore Print: Rusty brown.Stipe: (1)3 – 7 cm long; (2)3 — 8(10) mm thick; more or less equal, or tapering in either direction; sometimes slightly, even to off-center; smooth or finely fibrous; whitish to pale orange; yellowish or rusty colored mycelium at the base of the stalk.

Gymnopilus liquiritiae

No partial veil.Taste: BitterOdor: Mild or sometimes like raw potatoesMicroscopic features: Spores 7 — 8.5(10) x 4 — 5.5 µm, elliptical; pleurocystidia (inconspicuous), cheilocystidia, pileocystidia and caulocystidia present.[2] Gymnopilus junonius. Gymnopilus junonius is a species of mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae.

Gymnopilus junonius

Commonly known as laughing gym, laughing Jim, or the spectacular rustgill, this large orange mushroom is typically found growing on tree stumps, logs, or tree bases. Some subspecies of this mushroom contain the hallucinogenic compound psilocybin. Taxonomy[edit] This species was formerly known as Gymnopilus spectabilis, or Pholiota spectabilis v. junonia (Fr.) Gymnopilus braendlei. Gymnopilus braendlei is a species of agaric fungus that contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.[2] It was originally collected by mycologist Charles Horton Peck as Flammula braendlei in the District of Columbia near Washington (1902).

Gymnopilus braendlei